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Posted May 13, 2015 by

Even if Undergrad Was a Struggle, Grad School is Still Possible

Ryan Hickey

Ryan Hickey, Managing Editor of Peterson’s & EssayEdge

There’s good news and bad news for those who had a rough time in undergrad and are now thinking about graduate studies. The good news is, you are now older and have more experience, so it’s likely you won’t get caught up in the same business that gave you trouble in the first place. The bad news is, you’re going to have to find a way to overshadow any anomalous GPA issues. But let’s start with the most important concern. (more…)

Posted December 29, 2014 by

Personal Statements & Resumes: How They Work Together

Ryan Hickey

Ryan Hickey, Managing Editor of Peterson’s & EssayEdge

One of the most common mistakes that grad school applicants make is viewing their personal statement essay as an extended version of their resume. Besides being redundant, this misstep means that students are losing out on a critical opportunity to set themselves apart from other applicants.

Personal statements and resumes are meant to work together as part of a student’s overall application. A well-written, thoughtful personal statement and a detailed, organized resume will complement each other, working in tandem to paint a flattering portrait of the applicant. (more…)

Posted May 23, 2014 by

One View of Entry Level Jobs for the Class of 2014

As graduates in the class of 2014 begin to search for entry level jobs, they may want to consider one view of these positions found in the following post.

Keep the service job you have now because it’s cash in your pocket at the end of night? Throw your resume onto countless job boards and see who calls? Rocksolid, Inc Reviews Expectations from Entry Level Jobs.

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Posted May 23, 2014 by

Is Graduate School Right for You?

The answer to this question could depend on factors such as what you are studying, what kind of job you want, or your financial situation.  No matter what, as a prospective student you should learn as much as necessary before making the decision to go to graduate school.  Get some information in the following infographic that can help you decide. (more…)

Posted May 22, 2014 by

Saving for College? What You Need to Know

I am sure going to college is a goal for many students.  While getting a higher education can set you up for career success, it can be expensive.  That’s why prospective students who are saving for college need all of the knowledge they can get concerning this decision.  The following infographic shares some points to help you plan ahead. (more…)

Posted February 26, 2014 by

How You Can Approach Networking to Land an Entry Level Job in 2014

Do you need some guidance on networking to land an entry level job in 2014?  If so, learn how to approach this part of the job search in the following post.

Networking is a critical component of your job search success. Many people feel it is the most important. Countless studies indicate that employers prefer to hire candidates who are referred by current employees, as this is much more effective than reviewing hundreds of applications through job boards. So what is networking and how does one go about it

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Posted September 27, 2013 by

Not Quite Ready to Find an Entry Level Job? 5 Reasons Why Graduate School May Be a Good Option

While many recent college graduates may be ready to tackle the entry level job market, some grads might feel they need a little more time.  If you’re one of them, the following post shares five reasons why going to graduate school may be a good option for you.

Featured: Featured We’ve been talking a lot about grad school lately. Once again, I turned to our Intern Queen Ambassador Alumni, Laura Monroe, to ask her about her experiences. I asked her how/why she knew grad school was right for her. This is what she had to say: read

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Posted September 12, 2013 by

Have College Recruiters Mentioned These 5 Tips Concerning Graduate School?

In case college recruiters don’t do so, the following post shares five tips you should know concerning graduate school.

Featured: Not Featured Here are the top five things that YOU need to know about grad school! At first it’s overwhelming, but former Campus Ambassador Laura Monroe breaks it down for you. She is a recent grad of the University of Alabama and is now attending their grad school program. 1. Research multiple schools to find the graduate program

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Posted July 19, 2013 by

Interested in a New Entry Level Job and Career? 4 Questions to Answer Before Going Back to School

There is nothing wrong with going back to school, if it’s what you really want to do.  If you do desire landing a new entry level job and pursuing a different career, the following post has four questions for you to answer to determine if a return to school is worth it.

Here are three truths: One, it’s still a miserable economy, and the competition for sought-after jobs has risen to bloodsport levels of cruelty. Two, when we’re 18, most of us have a pretty lousy sense of self-knowledge and limited wisdom about what careers actually entail and how to build one. Three, grad school

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4 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Go Back to School to Change Careers

Posted June 17, 2013 by

Do You Want a Job as a Social Media Marketing Specialist?

There is no doubt that social media has changed the way people communicate.  Whether you use it to find a job or simply keep up with family and friends, social media serves a purpose for each of its users.  Employers are also taking advantage of this media to reach more people and enhance their businesses. (more…)